Good news! Certain wool garments can safely be dried in a tumble dryer without the item shrinking.
Woolmark-approved garments that have a care claim that states ‘tumble dry’ can be tumble dried on a low heat setting or a setting for wool or delicates. It is advised to use a tumble dryer that has been approved by The Woolmark Company.
You may also notice that your wool garment’s sew-in label says Machine Wash. This means your Woolmark-certified garment can safely be machine washed in a washing machine multiple times, without shrinkage taking place.
Professional wet cleaning
A proven and progressive textile cleaning method, wet cleaning removes the risk of human contact with harmful chemicals whilst reducing environmental pollution.
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